Career after doing Diploma and Certificate Courses in Mass Media


Mass communication is a broad area of study which has wide applications in all fields.  Specialized courses in mass media are offered by various institutions. Plenty of job opportunities are available in this stream. Candidates can start their career with newspapers, magazines, periodicals, press information bureau, websites and television channels. A mere degree is not enough to become a successful person in the field of Media and Journalism. It requires in depth experience and exposure to media practice. Diploma/ certificate courses in mass media are designed with more stress on tactical approach to mass communication.

Diploma/ Certificate Courses in Mass Media

Diploma courses in mass media cover the aspects of print journalism and broad cast media. The course provides relevant knowledge in the field of mass communication.  Candidates are trained on the key skills required to become a professional in mass communication. The duration of the course is one year. Diploma courses are offered in media journalism, editing and television programme production.

Some of the popular Diploma courses in mass media are as follows

  • Post Graduate Diploma in advertising and public relations
  • Diploma in print and electronic journalism
  • Post graduate diploma in mass communication and journalism
  • Diploma in electronic and broadcast media journalism
  • Diploma in print media journalism and communications
  • Diploma in digital video production
  • Certificate course in mass communication
  • Certificate course in news reading and anchoring
  • Certificate course in sports journalism


Candidates having graduation in any discipline are eligible to join diploma/ certificate courses in mass communication. There will be a written test for the admission process for the diploma/certificate courses in mass communication.

Scope of Diploma/ Certificate courses in Mass communication

Career opportunities are abundant in the field of Mass Communication. Successful candidates can become News reporter, anchors, programme researchers, event planner, script writer, content developer, media marketing and much more. Career opportunity in mass media is increasing with the boom of electronic media. Job opportunity is not restricted with in the country. Experienced professional can seek employment in international television channels as well.


As it is a booming industry, employment in mass communication provides good emoluments. Fresher candidates can expect a salary package of Rs.10000/- to Rs.15000/- per annum. Professionals having industry experience of 4 – 5 years can expect a pay scale of Rs.20000/- to 50000/- per annum. Professionals in advertising field can get a pay scale of Rs 8,00,000/ -  to 12,00,000/- per annum. Private firms like Maximus Global Consultants and The Millennium Organization etc are offering   attractive package for professionals in advertising and public relations.



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